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Dr. Rakesh

Neurologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Rakesh is one of the best Neurologists in Bandra West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Holy Family Hospital in Bandra West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rakesh on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I ve been suffering from Headache in the rear part of the head for a period of over 1 year, I am feeling it severe early in the morning when I am on the bed. diminishing after 1/2 of an hour. Is it migraine pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Sir, I ve been suffering from Headache in the rear part of the head for a period of over 1 year, I am feeling it seve...
1) massage with stress relief oil or warm coconut oil to head, neck, and ears. 2) apply chandan powder +2-4 saffron threads+ pinch of cinnamon (dalchini) lep with rose water to forehead. 3) take 8 hrs sleep in the night. 4) avoid oily & spicy food. 5) pour 3-4 drops of warm pure cow ghee in both nostrils in head low position 6) do eye check up if headache persist as per your complaints it's not migraine. Itching might be due to infection.
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I am 66 years, getting sometimes numbness in my right hand, right foot for some times. After few minutes this becomes o. K of its own. Many times, I get pain on back hip joint in the center.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
It could be due to cervical spondylosis this is quite a common condition rule out diabetes & vit. D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days do neck & back (spine) exercises use of cervical collar will give you relief. It may have to be further investigated. Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take you will need other supportive medicines also. Do reply back for private consultation and detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem.
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I am feeling partial numbness on my right toe from last 15 days. I had a long drive just before that and that cause. Numbness on almost on foot but that gone away after few hrs and that is usual. I detected with pre diabetic last year but with few changes that recovered.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am feeling partial numbness on my right toe from last 15 days. I had a long drive just before that and that cause. ...
Take Calc Phos 6X one dose daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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First time affected epilepsy 3 months back. Taking seezfree tab. 1gm (1-0-1. Pls guide me should I continue this or decrease the dosage. Is there any other medicine? How long I should take.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
get ur EEG done ..if its abnormal then u ve to take medicine .. if its normal then ct scan may be required of the head to decide whether u need antiepileptics for 3 yrs or not..this is good medicine which u r taking
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I regularly have headache and I have been told by doctor that I have migraine. Wanted to know is there any treatment by which I can cure it permanently?

B.A.M.S, M.D In Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Amritsar
Start doing anulom vilom but it should be done in a very slow motion and if possible do it under observation. This will help reduce its frequency and intensity and regular practise will cure it. Take 1 drop of pure cow ghee and apply it inside your both nostril, if it dosnt work then medicated ghee has to be provided to cure it permanently.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
TIA-TRANSIENT BRAIN ISCHEMIA
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Do not ignore transient brain dysfunction

TIA or transient ischemic attack or mini paralysis is "a brief episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by lack of blood supply to a specific area of the brain or eye, with clinical symptoms typically lasting less than one hour, and without evidence of acute infarction or brain attack,

It is a neurological emergency and early recognition can identify patients who may benefit from preventive therapy or from surgery of large vessels such as the carotid artery.

The initial evaluation of suspected TIA and minor non disabling ischemic paralysis includes brain imaging, neurovascular imaging and a cardiac evaluation. Laboratory tests may help to rule out metabolic and hematologic causes of neurologic symptoms.

TIA or minor non disabling ischemic paralysis is associated with a high early risk of recurrent paralysis. The risk of paralysis in the first two days after TIA is approximately 4 to 10 percent. Immediate evaluation and intervention after a TIA or minor ischemic reduces the risk of recurrent stroke.

Risk factor management is appropriate for all patients. Currently viable strategies include blood pressure reduction, statins, antiplatelet therapy and lifestyle modification, including smoking cessation.

For patients with TIA or ischemic stroke of atherothrombotic, lacunar (small vessel occlusive), or cryptogenic type, antiplatelet agents should be given. For patients with atrial fibrillation and a recent ischemic stroke or TIA, the treatment is blood thinners. For patients with carotid blockages surgery is needed.

My Father suffering from Paralysis on Left Side since 01.01.2015. Left side hand and Leg is in Working but slow, can we treat better from any medicine. Age 61 M, He is doing all his work himself. No Sugar and any other illness. Taking medicine for Telminorm/telvas, PH 40 and 12.5 for BP and Clavax 75 aspirin for thickness of blood and Eptoin 200 mg at night. All details are submitted for Father.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
First of call I undestand he had a stroke - Not clear where in brain but think he had a blocked artery. If you send me the pictures of the scan I can say you about the recovery and plans. He is on good risk factor control as I can see the medicines. If his aretries are blocked at neck or clots moved up from heart I am not sure. He may require change in the medicines if there are clots formed in heart.
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My elder sister aged 65 years met with cerebral attack about 3 months before. At that time she was in hospital and after cure came home. Right side of body became paralysed. After three months treatment with physiotherapy, she can move legs and hand but still senseless on waistline. Please suggest how to cure her? Regards

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
Hello Lybrate user with your allopathy treatment try out some acupuncture treatment and also oil massage so she will get strength in lower limb muscles. You can use mahanarayan tail for massage.
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Brain Tumors - How Radiosurgery Can Help?

MD, MBBS
Oncologist, Ernakulam
Brain Tumors - How Radiosurgery Can Help?

Short course radiation therapy is the one of the most talked about subject in recent years and also a fascinating research zone. Hypofractionated radiation therapy is an old concept, but only in recent years with tremendous improvement in radiation therapy delivery technologies there is a significant visible surge in it’s applicability in clinical practice. Modern radiation therapy technology is capable of delivering high dose to the target while sparing majority of the adjacent critical structures. Hence, it is possible to deliver short course of treatment regimen with higher dose per fraction without increasing in toxicity. In brain tumours, radiosurgery with gamma-knife is considered standard of care in many of the clinical indications such as small meningiomas, acaustic schwannomas, residual low grade gliomas, AVMs and solitary/ oligo brain metastasis. Gamma-knife radiosurgery is in clinical practice for more than five decades.

There are several prospective and randomized studies (level I evidence) with long-term follow up data supporting the use of radiosurgery in these clinical indications. Other indications of radiosurgery are pituitary tumour, craniopharyngiomas, glomus tumours, chordomas and others. Robotic radiosurgery (CyberKnife®) is precision radiosurgery delivery system and an extension of gamma-knife system. CyberKnife uses the principle of gamma-knife, but with linear accelerator source instead of multiple cobalt sources. CyberKnife is capable to treating all tumours indicated for gamma-knife with similar accuracy.

This modern tool has some additional advantages from gamma-knife, such as

1) CyberKnife can use fractionated treatment, hence relatively larger tumours can be treated.

2) Require only thermoplastic mask, no need for invasive frame.

3) Has inverse planning system, can spare critical structure.

4) There is a ‘intra-fraction’ correction technology with imaging.

5) There is no need to change the source, hence may be more cost effective.

6) Can be used to treat extra-cranial tumours also. CyberKnife has a linear accelerator attached with a robot and is capable of treatment from various coplanar and non-coplanar field arrangements. CyberKnife has sub-millimeter accuracy and unmatched dose distribution.

The advanced technology behind CyberKnife uses image guidance technology and computer-controlled robotics to deliver and extremely precise dose of radiation to targets, avoiding the surrounding healthy tissue, and adjusting for patient and tumor movement during treatment. In conclusion, CyberKnife is an extension of gammaknife radiosurgery delivery system. This machine has immense promise to treat with short course regimens with high dose and improve local control without increasing toxicities. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Oncologist.

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I am suffered form heavy headache from mny months and I doubt its from migraine what can I do now and which tablets are taken for this.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, take tab. Shirashooladi vajra ras 1-1-1 with ginger juice. Apply ginger paste on the forehead. Instill cephagraine nasal drops 2 drops to each nostril 3 time a day.
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Ayurveda Treatment For Migraine!

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), CERTIFICATE IN OSTEOPATHY, Panchakarma Training
Ayurveda, Udaipur
  • Chronic headache is a common problem in today's life style people. Ayurveda differentiate various type of headache (shirishool) as per involvement of doshas like vata, pitta, kapha, ardhavabhedak, shankhak etc. In modern medicine also gives headache names as per cause like tention headache, migraine. But in general when people have headache call it migraine. As per last 27 years experience mainly two types patients are seen first patients who have acidity and feels head pain and gastritis and second patient who have more stressful life and feels headache in early morning.
  •  Ayurveda have very effective treatment of migraine and chronic headache by some oral medicines, panchakarma therapy and diet changes. Most of the patients treated by me got permanent relief. Ayurveda treatment beauty is that it not only cures headache but provide relaxation, detoxification and rejuvenation of the body.
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What is real medicine for seizure. I am taken ox maxetol medicine. I want 2 b allri8 forever. Wt can I do pls give me solution .how can I do my other treatment 2 b allright forever.

MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Kochi
You can slowly taper and stop- but some of the epilepsy is life long and needs life long tretament. I do not know what type you have Get a consulataion.
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I am 76 years old. I have high bp. The left part of my body is paralyzed for around 3 days. Now I am experiencing shocks in my whole body It have that energy which can't be controlled by men. It is really giving problem. please help me. What shall I do to get cure from this disease?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 76 years old. I have high bp.
The left part of my body is paralyzed for around 3 days. Now I am experiencing sho...
You could be suffering from a stroke (cva) which has resulted in paralysis on the left side .Please consult a good neurologist /Physician and get a ct scan of the brain urgently. you should not waste time .
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I am 60 I feel sleepy throughout the day even when I am active. Do not have high bp or diabetes. Healthy otherwise.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
I am 60 I feel sleepy throughout the day even when I am active. Do not have high bp or diabetes. Healthy otherwise.
avoid day time sleep. avoid tea/coffe/ cola in evening and after. 8 hours sleep is ok . 10 pm 6 am is good timing.
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Diabetes 2nd stage, legs affected, one time paralysis done please help for save him to diabetes. ANd make proper control on diabetes.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Diabetes 2nd stage, legs affected, one time paralysis done please help for save him to diabetes. ANd make proper cont...
Uncontrolled diabetes is very dangerous with too many complications. You need to control his blood sugar levels urgently. Please get back to me with all the details of reports and medicine.
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I am on medication for more than 15 years for Epilepsy. (Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy). Dosage: Encorate Chrono 500 MG. (Sodium Valporate. Valporate Acid)

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, Is CT scan/ EEG was done? can cause of seizure was detected ? I want to tell you that medicine as advised by your Doctor need to be taken regularly and must not missed dose even for single day You can Consult Good Neurologist for second opinion, i can guide you further
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My muscles shiver whenever I do some lifting or my body is warmed up. Specifically hands.

MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist,
This might be due to lack of muscles spindles. Kindly do stretches for your hands regularly for two week. This will be help full
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Hi I am suffering from nerves problem in legs got to reduce it please help for it and assist me diet.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Hi I am suffering from nerves problem in legs got to reduce it please help for it and assist me diet.
Please Avoid oily spicy and fast food, non veg food, rice, brinjals, fish, besan Go for morning and evening walk daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take salads and fruits more Take milk regularly
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What does an archanoid cyst mean? If it enlarges what happens. Is it brain tumor?

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Hyderabad
What does an archanoid cyst mean? If it enlarges what happens. Is it brain tumor?
Arachnoid cyst is collection of cerebro-spinal fluid (csf) in a part of brain. Mostly, it is present from birth. If it enlarges in size, it may put pressure on the nearby brain. In that case, it needs to be operated. It is not a brain tumor.
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